gmirror THEN geli, correct?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Mon Apr 6 09:10:27 PDT 2009

> Modulok <modulok at> wrote:
> > I'm looking for a confirmation on the order:  When setting up a (root
> > partiton) gmirror+geli, what is the propper order? e.g: gmirror the
> > disks and THEN initialize geli on the /dev/mirror partitions? Is this

yes it is right order.

with geli then gmirror - you will end with double CPU load on writes (as 
data would be encrypted twice)

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